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The Mirabal Sisters are four sisters, known as Patria, Minerva, María Teresa and Dedé, who oppose the dictatorship of Rafael Trujillo in the Dominican Republic and participate in underground activities against the regime of he. Three of the four sisters were assassinated on November 25, 1960. The last sister, Dedé, died of natural causes on February 1, 2014. The assassinations transformed the Mirabal two into "a symbol of popular resistance and feminism". In 1999, in her honor, the United Nations General Assembly designated November 25 the International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women.

About Maria Teresa Mirabal

One of three Dominican Mirabal sisters assassinated in November of 1960 for opposing the regime of dictator Rafael Trujillo [World Leader]. Dede, the fourth sister, escaped death on that dreadful day and later established a museum in their honor.

Maria Teresa Mirabal before fame

She and her three sisters founded the Movement of the Fourteenth of June, an anti-Trujillo group. Las Mariposas became their clandestine code name (The Butterflies).

Achievement of Maria Teresa Mirabal

She and her sister Minerva were imprisoned and tortured on multiple times in the years leading up to their murder.

Maria Teresa Mirabal family life

Her husband, along with the husbands of her sisters Minerva and Patria, was imprisoned for his political activism. A government-ordered assassin caught the three sisters on their way to visit their spouses in prison.

Associations of Maria Teresa Mirabal

Another Latin American rebel, Roque Dalton [Poet], was assassinated for his activities.

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Latest information about Maria Teresa Mirabal updated on November 09 2021.